Neurological Rehabilitation / Edition 3

Neurological Rehabilitation / Edition 3

by Darcy Ann Umphred
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801679257

ISBN-13: 9780801679254

Pub. Date: 05/28/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Using a problem-solving approach based on clinical evidence, Neurological Rehabilitation, 6th Edition covers the therapeutic management of people with functional movement limitations and quality of life issues following a neurological event. It reviews basic theory and covers the latest screening and diagnostic tests, new treatments, and interventions

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Using a problem-solving approach based on clinical evidence, Neurological Rehabilitation, 6th Edition covers the therapeutic management of people with functional movement limitations and quality of life issues following a neurological event. It reviews basic theory and covers the latest screening and diagnostic tests, new treatments, and interventions commonly used in today's clinical practice. This edition includes the latest advances in neuroscience, adding new chapters on neuroimaging and clinical tools such as virtual reality, robotics, and gaming. Written by respected clinician and physical therapy expert Darcy Umphred, this classic neurology text provides problem-solving strategies that are key to individualized, effective care.

UNIQUE! Emerging topics are covered in detail, including chapters such as Movement Development Across the Lifespan, Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm, Documentation, and Cardiopulmonary Interactions.
UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pain.
A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies.
Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns Information.
Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills.
Non-traditional approaches to neurological interventions in the Alternative and Complementary Therapies chapter include the movement approach, energy approach, and physical body system approaches therapies.
Terminology adheres to the best practices of the APTA as well as other leading physical therapy organizations, following The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, the Nagi model, and the ICF World Health Model of patient empowerment.

Updated illustrations provide current visual references.
NEW chapters on imaging and robotics have been added.
Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neuroscience and intervention strategies.

Student resources on an Evolve companion website include references with links to MEDLINE and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801679254
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
979
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.31(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction and Overview: Multiple Conceptual Models: Frameworks for Clinical Problem Solving3
2Normal Sequential Behavioral and Physiological Changes Throughout the Developmental Arc33
3Overview of the Structure and Function of the Central Nervous System66
4Contemporary Issues and Theories of Motor Control: Assessment of Movement and Balance81
5Limbic Complex: Influence over Motor Control and Learning92
6Classification of Treatment Techniques Based on Primary Input Systems: Inherent and Contrived Feedback/Loop Systems and Their Potential Influence on Altering a Feedforward Motor System118
7Psychosocial Aspects of Adaptation and Adjustment During Various Phases of Neurological Disability179
8Neonatal Care and Follow-Up for Infants at Neuromotor Risk203
9Cerebral Palsy263
10Genetic Disorders287
11Learning Disabilities312
12Peripheral Neuropathies360
13Neuromuscular Diseases375
14Head Injury421
15Congenital Spinal Cord Injury454
16Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury484
17Therapeutic Management of the Client with Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of the Brain535
18The Role of Rehabilitation After Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection556
19Poliomyelitis and the Postpolio Syndrome571
20Multiple Sclerosis588
21Basal Ganglia Disorders: Metabolic, Hereditary, and Genetic Disorders in Adults606
22Brain Tumors641
23Cerebellar Dysfunction657
24Hemiplegia681
25Brain Function, Aging, and Dementia722
26Disorders in Oral, Speech, and Language Functions747
27Disorders of Vision and Visual Perceptual Dysfunction769
28Balance Disorders802
29Electrodiagnosis in Neurological Dysfunction838
30Electrical Stimulation and Electromyographic Biofeedback: Applications for Neurological Dysfunction852
31Pain Management872
32Therapeutic Application of Orthotics893
33An Overview of Pharmaceutical Agents and the Implications for Therapists911
34Health Education: Key to an Enriched Environment920

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